Another suspect has been arrested in the WalMart parking lot case where two good Samaritans came to the aid of a woman and a baby who were being attacked by two men.
The first good Samaritan, a veteran of the Iraq and Afghan wars, was shot as he attempted to help. The second good Samaritan shot one of the suspects dead.
Both the woman and the first good Samaritan were taken to the hospital. The second good Samaritan was interviewed by police at the scene and released.
The second suspect ran off. The police arrested one man, based on video footage, but then released him. A second suspect, Arther Fred Wyatt III, was arrested on Tuesday, 13 September, 2016, by Shawnee police.
Wyatt is charged with attempted first degree murder, attempted aggravated kidnapping, and attempted aggravated robbery.
He was on parole for involuntary manslaugther. From fox4kc.com:
Wyatt was released from the Kansas Department of Corrections in July after serving a sentence for a 2009 involuntary manslaughter case in Wyandotte County and subsequent violation of probation.It is likely that Wyatt was prohibited from possessing or carrying firearms.
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